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Catalina 279
Basic information Name: Catalina 279
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: Chile
Mass:help 105 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 107  (2018)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6721 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 8 Jul 2018
Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Origin or pseudonym:Gravel pediment
Date:2017 Feb 17
Latitude:24°54'21.2''S
Longitude:069°59'35.6''W
Mass (g):105
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.7±0.2 (N=2)
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.2 (N=1)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):22.1
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Peter Buhl
Finder:Peter Buhl
Comments:work name PB01. Found on grano-diorite pediment surface while meteorite prospecting with six-person team. Shock veins.; submitted by Gattacceca
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CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, MAPS 55, 460-462
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Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (24° 54' 21"S, 69° 59' 36"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1750 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1778 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 11 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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